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Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam is the author of Rich and Pretty and That Kind of Mother, and Leave the World Behind. His writing has appeared in the New York TimesElleNew York Magazine, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, The Rumpus, Buzzfeedand elsewhere. He studied at Oberlin College, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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